Some more news reports and blogging from Canterbury today.
Rachel Boulding in the Church Times Dr Jefferts Schori: ‘We can get beyond sexuality’
Riazat Butt on the Guardian News blog Americans are calling the shots – with gusto – at Lambeth conference
The American bishops’ blog is here.
Marites Sison Anglican Journal Lambeth prays for those present and those absent
Martin Beckford at the Telegraph has Archbishop of Canterbury faces calls to stop American clergy defecting.
Fulcrum points us to BBC World Service, where
This weekend the talking starts in earnest at the Lambeth Conference, the global meeting of the Anglican church that takes place once every ten years.
This year’s event is being overshadowed by fears of a split in the church – between liberals who support the ordination of openly gay bishops and clergy, and more traditionalist leaders who say that homosexuality is fundamentally a sin.
Ed Butler examines the theological basis for the rift in the Anglican Communion.
Those interviewed include Graham Kings and Colin Coward.